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Report: Target lifting its minimum wage to $10

Report: Target lifting its minimum wage to $10

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. reportedly has begun raising its minimum wage to $10 an hour. The discount store chain’s management has communicated the $1-per-hour raise to store managers, who have started informing employees about the increase, according to sources cited by Reuters. Most employees who earn less than $10 per hour should see their base

Retailers to feel impact of minimum wage hikes

Retailers to feel impact of minimum wage hikes

NEW YORK — Within hours of each other, the governors of California and New York recently signed bills that will eventually raise the minimum wage in their states to $15. The moves have intensified debate over the possible implications for the retail industry, which relies heavily on workers with low skills who typically receive comparatively

Retailers wrestle with wage issue

Retailers wrestle with wage issue

NEW YORK — In the wake of Target Corp.’s decision to join Walmart in raising its minimum pay rate for hourly workers, other retailers, including chain drug stores, may face pressure to do the same. The United Food and Commercial Workers International union reportedly plans to step up its efforts to organize workers at Walgreens